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presidential campaign. congress chocked full of retirement and president obama healthcare law. 2012 is a bit of a nail biter. president obama ran uno'posed. but sluggish economy and high unemployment and no plan for recovery made him vulnerable. >> president's policies have not been success to feel reignite the economy, putting people back to work. >> earning his party's nomination was not as easy for the former massachusetts governor mitt romney. even though romney went on to win decisive victories and becoming the republican nominee he emerged from the primary battle bruised. >> he is the worst republican in the country to put up against barack obama. >> romney's campaign saw several ups and downs but appearing confident and in command in the first debate, romney threw president obama off the game with the president delivering a shaky performance. >> the first debate sets the tone and can have the most impact but yeah, look, this is a series. >> mr. obama regained the footing by the third and final debate and ultimately won re-election. >> the best is yet to come. >> long serving texas co
of high spirited presidential campaign. congress chocked full of retirement and president obama healthcare law. 2012 is a bit of a nail biter. president obama ran uno'posed. but sluggish economy and high unemployment and no plan for recovery made him vulnerable. >> president's policies have not been success to feel reignite the economy, putting people back to work. >> earning his party's nomination was not as easy for the former massachusetts governor mitt romney. even though romney went on to win decisive victories and becoming the republican nominee he emerged from the primary battle bruised. >> he is the worst republican in the country to put up against barack obama. >> romney's campaign saw several ups and downs but appearing confident and in command in the first debate, romney threw president obama off the game with the president delivering a shaky performance. >> the first debate sets the tone and can have the most impact but yeah, look, this is a series. >> mr. obama regained the footing by the third and final debate and ultimately won re-election. >> the best is yet to come. >> lo
discretionary stocks and consumer and healthcare. tell us why. >> to continue with the story . we argeneral wehave a three andt discount. in terms of consumer discretionary and industrial we are in the favorable seasonal period i saul the call them the stocks do better. we are looking at relatively good earnings growth and from a technical persia perspective wee the mop momentum still faveyorse favourses the cycle. let's look at mcdonald and nor nonorfolk southern and johnson d johnson. why do you like these stocks is in a unified theme here. >> there is it.each one of thess an above average track record of raising their earnings and give difficuldividends in the past te years. high quality stocks that are offering a dividend should not be avoided and they have recommendations by analysts. mcdonalds here is a company with a increase in sales expect the for their value meals that could expand their market share. in terms of norfolk southern. they have added an investment in their knel knelt knel network ae increased their capacity. and healthcare in a category that ask trading to the market.
on the horizon and healthcare reform upheld, 2013 should be smooth sailing for the economy, right? to almost no one's surprise, it's not that simple. despite that, in our cover story, we found a few people willing to stick their necks out and share with us their predictions. most everyone we found had reason for measured optimism. housing prices, for example, are going up. "there's hope that you can climb out. that's just a game- changer." and that opens up housing- related investment, which in turn may help stocks. "i see certain sectors helping the stock market. i see that true of the housing sector. look at real estate, look at building supplies, things that have been down in the past." as for jobs, john challenger says though the economy has been adding an average of 150,000 jobs a month, we may not need that many to make unemployment itself go down. the reason - baby boomers. "there are many more baby boomers retiring, so we don't need nearly as many new jobs as we did a decade ago." as for overseas trade, china's economy is predicted to grow at 7%. it used to be 15%. "hu jintao's appro
go well. you have selected three areas. consumer discretionary stocks and consumer and healthcare. tell us why. >> to continue with the story ofthe march coat in market in gent. we aregeneral wehave a three and a half percent discount. in terms of consumer discretionary and industrial we are in the favorable seasonal period i saul them call them the stocks do better. we are looking at relatively good earnings growth and from a technical persian perspective we believe the mope momentum still faveyors fave favourses the cycle. let's look at mcdonald and nor nornorfolk southern and johnson and johnson. why do you like these stocks is in a unified theme here. >> there is it.each one of these companies has an above average track record of raising their earnings and give difficultdividends in the past three years. high quality stocks that are offering a dividend should not be avoided and they have recommendations by analysts. mcdonalds here is a company with a increase in sales expect the for their value meals that could expand their market share. in terms of norfolk southern. they have
is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help save you up to thousands in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist. join the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp... and provided by unitedhealthcare insurance company, which has over 30 years of experience behind it. with all the good years ahead, look for the experience and commitment to go the distance with you. call now to request your free decision guide. >> word today that 88-year-old former president george hw bush has been moved to the intensive care unit of a houston hospital. he has been in the hospital since november battling a persistent cough. in houston with the latest. charles, hello. why the move to the intensive care
i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> dr. j, what do you do here? stock market moving based on amman jafers reporting. >> i believe you sell into the pop. >> weiss? >> i agree. if there is no deal, you sell it. >> thank you. have a great evening. "power lunch" picks up the ball right now. >> we do and 11 hours before the ball drops in times square. floor traders pouring on the confetti in the floor there. annual tradition at cme pch noon time on the corner of southwest jackson an south la salle. >>> we don't know what to say about this, still apparently, no deal with less than 11 hours to go. the music says it best perhaps. washington has been an absolute circus. now in the center ring in 30 minutes, president obama is set to deliver his remarks,
spending categories, rising health-care costs, if we are not serious about these programs, and -- connell: it is frustrating, you are actually write about this, everybody knows what has to be done. we pretty much do. it is close to simpson-bowles. but getting from here to there is almost impossible. next time, democrats will fight tooth and nail for spending cuts, we need more revenue, $600 billion and ask for more revenue. >> fighting the political process and political will to get it done but let's be fair. we came off of a campaign where democrats were attacked by the other side of taking $800 billion out of medicare and republicans were promising to restore that funding. they were also promising to increase defense spending by $2 trillion over ten years so they have to be realistic and spending cuts that they are willing to offer, that we need to log onto and jump into and we need to go big. the economic certainty lacking right now, and to help the economic recovery and held the job creation with that we desperately need. that is the desperate thing we can do to get the fiscal house i
everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serving the needs of americans 50 and over for generations. so it's no surprise millions have chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help cover some of the expenses medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to find out more, request your free decision guide. call or go online today. after all, when you're going the distance, it's nice to have the experience and commitment to go along with you. keep dreaming. keep doing. go long. republican on the senate committee onen viern meant and public works, and he says the obama administration's environmental regulations could cause a lot more bad than goodbye increasing taxes on businesses and decreasing jobs. i spoke with oklahoma senator jim enhoff earlier. senator enhoff, you issued a report on the damage that w
with the "fiscal cliff," new taxes to help pay for the affordable healthcare act will take effect january 1. but the average american will not really see a difference in his bill to the irs. the wealthiest 2% of americans and the healthcare industry will pick up the majority of the tab. back to you. >> thank you. >>> now, ladies and gentlemen, time for the big story of the day. that is as per usual the weather and now the hardest working woman in showbiz. >> i have been working a lot lately. i know. yeah. the holidays, busy time. and if you are out and about traveling you know the rain has been a big issu the last few days. we'll get some brief dry breaks but we have heavier cells moving through. look over san francisco. everywhere you see that orange and yellow that's the heavier rain moving through actually through hayward right now if you are traveling the nimitz anytime in the near future. dublin-pleasanton socked in with rain. so the main cold front has already moved through. this is just unstable air behind it. cool and breezy throughout the afternoon finally drying out by overnight t
't always watch out for myself. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. at a dry cleaner, we replaced people with a machine. what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. yooney needs an ally. . >>> sometimes the best stock picks are ripped from the headlines, just like an episode of "law and order." a couple of weeks ago, there was a piece in the "washington post" saying that auto sales saved the economy in 2012. the highest number of new vehicles sold since the financial crisis. in today's "wall street journal" we see another headline, u.s. auto sales forecast to break 15 million in 2013. when do they suggest the
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at some of the changes to expect in the health-care industry in 2013. analysts will look at how advances in the field of robotics in aviation and other fields helped to create a health-care technology revolution. this discussion was part of the world in 2013, held in new york city, hosted by the publication "the economist. this is -- "the economist." this is 25 minutes. >> thank you. i have the pleasure of talking about health care in 2013. 2013 will be a big year for health care. there is enormous amount of exciting research on health and personalized medicine. at the same time, the affordable care act is continuing its torturous implementation with 2014 as the big year when medicaid will be expanded, people will be required to get insurance, and the continuing question of how you expand access to health care, improve health care, lower-cost is going to heat up in the next year if that is possible. the tenor of the debate in the last few years. we have esther dyson, the chairman of edventure holdings. she is also trained as an astronaut and says going into space is much easier than heal
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. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> all right. down to the wire. still no deal on the fiscal cliff. are the democrats and republicans too far apart at this point to reach a deal before midnight? i hope not. >> is the cliff armageddon for the defense department. what these defense cuts would mean for national security. >>> a health scare for hillary clinton. what doctors say happened and an update on her condition. >> i'm ali velshi. >> and i'm christine romans. >> and i'm dr. sanjay gupta. john and zoraida are both off. >>> millions of americans will countdown to a fiscal cliff. a development that could send the nation back to recession. yesterday, the two parties turned to their respective closers, vice pres
there is an ability to save meaningful amounts of money for your future health-care costs. stuart: my employer -- i am the breadwinner in the family for want of a better word, i cannot put more than $2,500 into that age as a. >> you can. you can put as much as $6,000 if you are a family. there is a product called a flexible spending arrangement which was severely capped by the affordable care act and that is the account that is capped at $2,500. stuart: you are saying the h s a, that is $6,000 for a family, but the age as a has to be offered by the employer. is that right? >> they do. the employer environment is where most of the h s as are and where we have seen spectacular growth in response to the escalating costs of insurance generally but also because of the recession, companies looking for savings anywhere they can. they are offered by your employer and your employer puts money in this account as you might on a tax-free basis, grows over time and you are supposed to use it to pay for your routine medical expenses at the expenses you might incur in the future. stuart: a little unclear about what
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out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to me, relationships matter. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. [ male announcer ] with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and you never need a referral to see a specialist. so don't wait. call now and request this free decision guide to help you better understand medicare... and which aarp medicare supplement plan might be best for you. there's a wide range to choose from. we love to travel -- and there's so much more to see. so we found a plan that can travel with us. anywhere in the country. [ male announcer ] join the millions of people who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for gen
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healthcare act kicks in 2013. a lot of business customers are coming to tus and they need solutions. i think you are going to see businesses start to manage their employee head count going from full-time employees to part-time employees. actually some businesses thinking of taking head count and creating two companies to get under 50 employee limit. >> clayton: splitting up the companies so not to hit those. more credit is going to be available? >> pretty tight. credit is still tight. regulatory environment is still difficult. banks have got poor loan quality on overall basis of the businesses are looking at. business development corpse. there is microlending opportunities and crowd funding opportunities which is new basically angel investors with the fec has reduced some of their limitations for businesses to get funding. >> juliet: this seems like no brainer ecommerce is the way it is. cyber monday shows that. >> it's growing but still frankly at low levels. probably online sales are only about 7% of total sales. they estimate mobile commerce could be about a trillion in revenues in 2016,
meaningful work experiences in the health-care industry. and that it's been remarkably successful at keeping kids in school. >> and 97% of the young people who are in this students success jobs program go on to college, complete college. >> reporter: in the past few years boston has undertaken a city wide effort to get employers to hire students, realizing at the same time the benefits of growing an improved workforce. >> it's not natural to hire teenagers and bring them into workplaces where they have never played a role. what we do is say give us a chance. >> reporter: neil sullivan is the executive director of the boston private industry council known as the pick. his office is in charge of connecting institutes like daniel with employers like the bringham an mentors like a lend-- alexander pin, he says every year they link 3,000 boston students with summer job and school year internships. >> it's an economic imperative because we are not employing young people in this country. they are not developing the habits of paid work necessary to be productive. they are not managing the careers th
a pill for that. is this the latest way to cope with grief or to cut healthcare costs. >> ban adoption from one nation to the next. it's about to happen in russia. where moscow is going to approve a ban on american couples only from adopteding russian children. we just improved our trade relations with them, why are they doing this? have our relations with the putin regime deteriorated that much? senior fellow with the center of transatlantic relations at johns hopkins university. what is this really about? >> this is about vladimir putin playing to his base which is nationalistic and poor as he's losing moscow and it's about vladimir putin sending a signal to the united states that he does not want us interfering in russia's internal affairs and this is a convenient way to send that message. >> let's, explain why they would think that with this trade status improvement there was a little clause that said if someone violates human rights in russia you're not going to be able to get a vase to get in here. what is this law called? >> the magity insky bill. >> sergei died in prison. who h
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half the rate as ordinary income as a result of this deal. that added healthcare tax, obama care tax as some call it, 3.8% on investment income, that remains and the real tax on investments is 23.will%. but that was going to happen regardless of the cliff. it did make one thing clear, and that is that the tax system still rewards investors over the plain old working stiff wealthy. which is why we may see a strong market. >> thank you very much, appreciate it. >> thank you. >> tyler, back to you. >> is washington really ready to tackle spending cuts? they weren't apart of this deal? andy friedman, one of the country's foremost experts on taxes and all things washington, andy, welcome back opinion you were dead on in your analysis of of what would happen on the cliff. you said we would go over it for maybe a little while. it seems this is an exercise in part on where the political leverage lay. as we now turn to the spending part of the equation, it seems to me that the leverage is more on the side of the gop than the debate just closed. do you agree? >> absolutely. you stated quite co
. there are the markets for health-care -- they are the markets for health care, and the market for health itself. the health-care market is what you think of as drugs, pharma, hospitals, doctors. in the u.s. we have in quotes, health reform. things are turning toward people -- keeping people healthy rather than treating them when they're sick. the drug companies are going to continue to win because they cannot charge enough money for drugs. the insurance companies are going to whine because they have to treat people that are sick as opposed to just a healthy ones they. it will figure out how to align their incentives without -- the government is not tgoing to pay [inaudible] to change their processes to improve that kind of thing. that will continue over. -- overall, it is pretty good but do not expect any changes. the market for bad health, companies are beginning to understand the need to permit out healthy food. they're going to put new additives in the same old bad food. now you have fruit bars with yogurt, or candy with fiber. watch out for more of that. it is hard because there is the huge
not need to have the most expensive and least efficient health-care system of the major countries, and we could do it by taking principles that are being applied now in some states and are part of that health-care reform. this is within our capacity and what we should have focused on. host: "the washington times" has this headline -- let's look at what nancy pelosi have to say about passage of the bill. here is a statement her office . yet you voted against it. guest: i have a great deal of respect for what and nancy pelosi did, fighting for principles that would not be there but for her focus and the determination of the democratic caucus. there are a number of provisions that i care deeply about i have been the leading sponsor of extending renewable energy, for example. what, i guess, is missing here in this equation is being able to actually implement the reform. i think the work that leader nancy pelosi did, if it were focused on the bigger picture, if the administration made clear, for instance, that we would not have a deal unless we dealt with the debt limit that has already been e
to see you. first time the president did a sunday talk show since 2009 since he was pushing healthcare reform trying to sell a fiscal cliff deal. he is was on meet the press. republicans weren't happy with that appearance because he they felt he was blaming them. new development in the last hour or two, vice president biden has come back from delaware. he is now here at the white house. he has had two phone calls with mitch mcconnell. in previous budget battles, joe biden has been the closer on these deals. his coming back from delaware might be a sign they are moving a little closer. that will be something to watch. the whole thing about changing cpi and reining in cost of entitlements, republicans are judging in on that. take a listen. >> one of proposals we made was something called change cpi but basically makes an adjustment in terms of how inflation is calculated on social security. highly unpopular among democrats not something supported but to strengthen social security in the long time i'm willing to make those decisions. >> reporter: in the morning, the president seemed to be
the retirement age 66 to 70? wine means test medicare? why introduce competition among health-care providers within medicare, why not do that? >> would you agree that you are paying more -- stuart: if you get long-term reform, yes. this president has given absolutely no reform plan at all period. >> a few months ago you were yelling at me and the democratic party about cutting $760 billion [talking over each other] [talking over each other] >> here you say that -- [talking over each other] stuart: when you can laugh all up and down -- [talking over each other] stuart: you don't get it. you don't get it. this president does not get it. last one real fast. >> already stimulus, we have the equivalent of germany and south korea to the debt and still have twenty-three million people unemployed or underemployed. the government is still thinking we are in the dot.com housing bubble. it has not reset itself, that whole area is in bubble territory. stuart: last word, 10 seconds. >> with a fundamental disagreement with an economy like this needs. i don't believe you need to cut spending. stuart: long-
those on higher income americans, higher payroll tax cut, you threshold for writing off your healthcare expenses goes off, you have medical device maker tax, you name it, when i look at this, i only think that this is the beginning of years of tax increases on, not just wealthy americans, but everybody, potentially. >> dagen, you hit on two key point there. the folks are underestimating the impact of all of these tax increases, which equates to about one percentage point of gdp. that would be a lot for the economy to take if we had a strong economy. we do not have a strong economy. the other point is, right on the money, this is not the end of the process. the agreement, it is just the start of the beginning. it is the very beginnnng of the process. it will get tougher from here on out. how can they come to any3 meaningful agreement leading up to the debt ceiling. dagen: well said. happy new year. enjoy yourself. >> have a happy new year. dagen: thank you. we will see you in 2013. flying the friendly skies. not so much. the airlines with the rudest workers. you can probably guess number
by the medical device tax. other healthcare companies as well and environmental companies such as waste management and republicans industries. these are the company's that get 50% or more of their sales from government contracts. when you see spending cuts coming you can imagine they will have to be dialing back on their own capital investment. adam: we are talking about cuts right now but then we have tax hikes. people have less money immediately. some of these will play out over the next few months. people who might lose their jobs won't lose immediately but all of us have less many come january 1st to spend and as we spend less money there are a bunch of companies not on that list, retailers, the money won't be out there. adam: talk to goldman sachs or barkleys too, looking at all sectors and trying to rank sectors that will get it the most and the worst, basically treasury secretary tim geithner put out the word, tax filing season will be delayed, tax refunds will be delayed, consumers won't have that money in their pockets and consumer conference is sagging but there's optimism alw
wallet next year. changes for healthcare. that is coming up next. shibani: we are also waiting for the president's remarks live from the white house. we will bring them to you live. ♪ droid dna augmentation initiated. vision expanding to a 5-inch 1080p hd display and camera. touch acquiring nfc. hearing evolng with beats audio. wireless charging activated. introducing droid dna by htc. it's not an upgrade to your phone. it's an upgrade to yourself. the 952013 kicks off, affordable care act will be front and center. we know there will be an eventful year. what are some of the biggest things we need to keep an eye on >> the biggest thing is the affordable care act. the obama administration sees this as the key here for getting it implemented. there is a problem with that, though. most of the governors do not want to participate. ashley: if they do not participate, does that mean the federal government comes in and takes over? >> that is exactly what it means. the federal government comes in and does it for you. if you do it yourself, though, in your state, you really do not hav
largest and expensive military, the lowest taxes, the most expensive and inefficient health-care system, and continue to allow infrastructure to fall apart all while america out grows and ages. this agreement represents the least we could have done under these circumstances and tragically, it institutionalizes for the next congress the madness of the short-term frenzy around artificial deadlines to drive the american public crazy. not only can we do better but we must do better. this flawed, partial plan is not just a lost opportunity but represents a real setback. host: back to your phone calls on what is going on in congress. republican line from arkansas. caller: i pay health insurance every month. every year i end up paying $600 and it just goes up. on the issue of medicare in the fiscal cliff, you get 1.5% taken out of your paycheck or the past 20 years. why can we not raise that to the amount people pay for future health care? that would not bother me one bit. that is not a tax increase. it's an economic issue that health insurance costs have gone up but they have never raise the
and reform entitlements looking at the health-care programs and retirement programs, which are under real stress. any plan has to look at all parts of the budget. the fiscal cliff is an across- the-board whack and that would put us back into recession. we can protect people that depend on these programs and so that we do raise significant revenues. we believe any plan has to be a bipartisan. it is about the country. it's interesting is how many people have stepped forward and saying to congress, stop making the situation worse. if you make the hard choices, the campaign to fix the debt will be there. a group of people are saying we support you in making hard choices. so far, we do not see that fix in place. there is real risk to the economy if we wait too long. host: you spend some time on wall street. the market was down on friday. could it happened this week? guest: anything could happen this week. the markets don't know what to make about what is going on on capitol hill. we do not know what kind of deal is going to come out of this. it seems impossible the deal will be big enough to h
a retirement benefit, a health-care benefit, those are entitlements, two, up to and including the entitlements for the congressman. let's be fair. when they start talking about entitlements and hold it to those three items, let's hold their feet to the fire and make them talk about entitlements for the other folks, too. host: appreciate you calling this morning. donna writes about this on twitter. if that to facebook here. -- back to you facebook here. budget showdown hits the keep week. that is of the front page reminding us of the deadline looming. it is a bloomberg story here out of the district. i you can watch the byplay here on the c-span that works with the president heading back to town tonight. the senate and house are due back tomorrow. billy from jacksonville, florida, to life for waiting. caller: i am very optimistic but i worry that the president will not get a chance because lindsey gramm already stated he will fight. i think there will already be another big fight for the debt ceiling. host: how does that make you optimistic that? caller: they know they have to do something, and
they did not have to do before. you have to choose your pension plan, your healthcare plan, paper or plastic. you have everything thrown in your lap, and maybe most important is the information you choose to consume. you are what you eat. if you eat nothing but chocolate pudding your entire life, then you can venture out there and very your diet. it is all there. there are so many times when i have spoken in public forums and people will say, why are the media not covering x? how did you find out about that? it was on page 6, but they thought it should be on page one. the media you consume are not reflecting your priorities. they are run by people. if you go straight to google news, you can have an algorithm doing that search for you. i think you just have to swallow hard, do a lot, and realize this is all up to you now. i am not startling for the world that was at all. >> that task of leaving it up to you can be kind of frightening. >> you have to find people you can trust. when you watch cbs or it read the new york times, those were your agar gators. i talk to people -- those we
in the healthcare law to providers. 50 million people rely on this program. it benefits individuals over the age of 65. a lot of people depend on it. host: what is the current budget for medicare? guest: about $550 billion for this year. host: does that include the premiums that seniors pay? guest: what they pay it will go to the payments that will go to the doctors that care for the beneficiary. host: how much is coming out of general revenue? guest: the beneficiaries pay 25% of the program in part b. in part d, you have about 32 beneficiaries that are on the program. host: medicare is divided into four parts. part a is hospital insurance. host: how did the affordable care act change medicare? guest: it will take $716 billion away from medicare providers. the payments will still grow. providers of care will see their reimbursements decrease. beneficiaries receive some new services. they will get some help if they are enrolled in the drug program. they will be helped to close the donut hole. host: how is medicare being looked at? guest: medicare providers will be cut by 2%. providers will be cut
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